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Mercado Insurgentes de Artesanias y Plateria

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Great little market

All kinds of stuff for sale, from jewelry (silver) to masks and bags, shirts. You name it, it’s... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
tonitone
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Barcelona, Spain
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Great place for last minute souvenirs

I couldn't believe it when I found this just across from my hotel. With a fairly small entrance... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
b0nnie55
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Calle Londres 154 | Florencia and Amberes, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
Coyoacan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here looking for a tortilla press (on recommendation of our concierge) and the vendors were helpful in finding someone who had one ! I read comments that they are aggressive vendors - if you’ve travelled anywhere with people selling things I did not find...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zahra J
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

All kinds of stuff for sale, from jewelry (silver) to masks and bags, shirts. You name it, it’s here. The price listed is always a starting point and we got some great deals.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank tonitone
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I was in mexico city several times, first time in 2007 , then 2012 & 2013 & 2014 .. In 2007 I discovered "Mercado de Insugentes" after reading about it in a Guide. I went there alone, by taxi, and even people told me Mexico...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

I couldn't believe it when I found this just across from my hotel. With a fairly small entrance way I was surprised to find an Aladdin's cave of goodies inside. Clean. Felt safe. I'm not good at haggling so tend to just pay. You can't...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank b0nnie55
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

This is another market when you came by and crafts and a very high price, we walked around for about 45 minutes and we try to negotiate prices in some of the stores but we were not successful doing that. It seems that the Customer...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

I found this a better place to buy silver than in Taxco... lots of stores selling silver jewelry and objects, so great selection and easy to negotiate for a fair price. Shopkeepers were clear about what was sterling silver and what wasn't. Also, other souvenirs...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pattayainsider
Reviewed January 10, 2017

This artisan market is tiny and kind of intense with shopkeepers trying to beckon you into their stalls. The artisan market in Coyoacan is faaaaar better, and two stories! Plus, it makes for a very charming afternoon, though it is 20+ minutes from the city...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Poveshom
Reviewed November 11, 2016

A jam packed indoor mall of smaller vendors. Some with high quality product and some with very basic junk. The vendors were some of the most intense and aggressive we have ever experienced in Mexico. Either business had been soft or this was just this...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 324neilc
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

There are some nice pieces here but you have to hunt and be prepared for the hustle. I am never comfortable with high pressure sales, but it is everywhere here. Haggle and be selective.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SMPH
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The number of shops selling the same thing should be limited and maybe more variation of objects should be sold, as Mexico has so much to offer,

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JeanK1964
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Coyoacan
Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”)
you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will
transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the
brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers
such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo
seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you
can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood
reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes
...More
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